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Kiowa (Propeller), U220780, aground, 30 Nov 1929


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Steam screw KIOWA. U. S. No. 220780. Of 2,309 tons gross; 1,440 tons net. Built at Detroit May 18, 1920. 251' x 43.6' x 22.2'
      A steel built Oceam Steamer became a constructive Total loss after stranding on Au Sable Point, lake Superior, November 30, 1929; 5 lives lost.
      Detroit/Wyandotte Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio
     
     
      Steam screw KIOWA. U. S. No. 220780. Of 2,309 tons gross; 1,440 tons net. Built at Wyandotte, Mich., 1920. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 251' x 43.6' x 22.2' Freight service. Crew of 24. Of 1,300 indicated horsepower. Owned by Kiowa Transportation Co., of Bay City, Mich.
      Merchant vessel List, U. S., 1928
     
     


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: 5
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1929
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23441
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.67219 Longitude: -86.14183
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Kiowa (Propeller), U220780, aground, 30 Nov 1929